Food business line acronyms list

Although the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) came into force on January 15, 2019, other requirements will be introduced in 2020 and 2021 based on food commodity, type of activity and business size. For more information, refer to the SFCR timelines.

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N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

AAAMPA
(LSAPAA)
Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act
Ac
(Ac)
Acceptance Number
ADS
(SED)
Available Display Surface
AELS
(AEG)
Canada A Extra Large Size
ALS
(AG)
Canada A Large Size
AMP
(SAP)
Administrative Monetary Penalties
AOAC
(ACAO)
Association of Analytical Chemists
AQL
(NQA)
Acceptable Quality Level
ARC
(CR)
Area Recall Coordinator
ASP
(FSA)
Alternate Service Provider
ATIP
(LAIPRP)
Access to Information and Privacy
ATP
(ATP)
Adenosine Triphosphate
AWPCP
(PCPBEA)
Animal Welfare Preventive Control Plan

B

BCP
(PCO)
Business Continuity Process
BF
(m.g.)
Butterfat
BL
(SA)
Business Line
BSE
(ESB)
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

C

CAO
(BPA)
Complaints and Appeals Office
CAPP
(ACVA)
Canadian Association of Poultry Practitioners
CAS
(EAC)
Controlled Atmosphere Stunning
CBSA
(ASFC)
Canada Border Services Agency
CCP
(PCC)
Critical Control Point
CDS
(NHC)
Carcass Dressing Standards
CEOP
(POCAL)
Compliance and Enforcement Operational Policy
CFIA
(ACIA)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
CFIAA
(LACIA)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act
CFR
(CFR)
(US) Code of Federal Regulations
CGFARAD
(gFARAD canadien)
Canadian Global Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank
CIP
(NEP)
Clean-In-Place
CMSMC
(CCGAL)
Canadian Milk Supply Management Committee
CN
(NU)
Common Name
CNC
(CNC)
Categorization of Non-compliance
CNR
(COTV)
Canada Nest Run
COA
(CA)
Certificate of Analysis
CoA
(CdA)
Centre of Administration
COP
(NHP)
Clean-Out-Of–Place
CPLR
(REEPC)
Consumer Packaging and Labelling Regulations
CRI
(IRC)
Colour Rending Index
CRM
(MCR)
Comparative Risk Model
CSA
(ACN)
Canadian Standards Association
CSRD
(DRPPS)
Commodity Specific Reference Document
CSSP
(PCCSM)
Canadian Shellfish Sanitation Program
CVS
(SVC)
Compliance Verification System

D

DA
(AD)
Delegated Authority
DDS
(SDN)
Digital Document Storage
DFO
(MPO)
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
DHA
(ADH)
Docosahexaenoic acid
DIN
(DIN)
Drug Identification Number
DOA
(MA)
Dead on arrival
DSDP
(PPNS)
Digital Service Delivery Platform
DSP
(PD)
Diarrhetic Shellfish Poison

E

E. coli
(E. coli)
Eschericia coli
ECCC
(ECCC)
Environment and Climate Change Canada
EDI
(EDI)
Electronic Data Interchange
EDR
(DMU)
Emergency Drug Release
EIS
(SEAL)
Enforcement and Investigation Services
EIW
(FTE)
Electronic Inspection Worksheet
ELDU
(UMDDE)
Extra-label Drug Use
ESDP
(PPES)
Electronic Service Delivery Platform
EU
(UE)
European Union

F

FAD
(MAE)
Foreign animal disease
FAID
(DIAA)
Food Animal Information Document
FCA
(ACE)
Foreign Competent Authority
FCS
(SCA)
Food Contact Surface
FDA
(LAD)
Food and Drugs Act
FDR
(RAD)
Food and Drug Regulations
FFP
(PTU)
For Further Processing
FIED
(DIEA)
Food Import Export Division
FIRP
(PEIA)
Food incident response process
FRGBP
(PBHCF)
Finished raw ground beef products
FSEP
(PASA)
Food Safety Enhancement Program
FSIS (USA)
(SSIA des EU)
Food Safety and Inspection Service (USA)
FSRD
(DRSA)
Food Specific Reference Documents
FTB
(VFT de boeuf)
Finely Textured Beef
FTP
(DDP)
Failure to Present

G

GHP
(PHE/BPH)
Good Hygiene Practices
GMP
(BPF)
Good Manufacturing Practices

H

HAA
(LSSA)
Health of Animals Act
HACCP
(ARMPC)
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
HAR
(RSSA)
Health of Animals Regulations
HC
(SC)
Health Canada
HRA
(ÉRS)
Health Risk Assessment
HRO
(ORS)
Health Risk Opinion
HTST
(HTST)
High Temperature Short Time (pasteurization)

I

IAB
(DGAI)
International Affairs Branch
iAIM
(MIIA)
Integrated Agency Inspection Model
IBR
(IPR)
Incorporation by reference
ICSSL
(ICSSL)
Interstate Certified Shellfish Shippers List
ICTS
(SCSI)
Import Control Tracking System
IIC
(IEC)
Inspector in Charge
IID
(DII)
Integrated Import Declaration
IIR
(RII)
Import Inspection Report
ILT
(OEI)
Industry Labelling Tool
IM
(GI)
Inspection Manager
IMS
(SGI)
Issues and Management System
INCR
(RNCI)
Inspector's Non-Compliance Report
IRC
(IRC)
Items Requiring Correction
ISO
(ISO)
International Organization for Standardization
IT
(TI)
Indicating Thermometer

L

LAR
(RDPA)
Licencing and Arbitration Regulations
Lm
(Lm)
Listeria monocytogenes
LOCG
(LMG)
Letters of Continuing Guarantee
LOI
(LI (LOI))
List of Ingredients
LONO
(LNO)
Letter of No Objection
LSTS
(SIESAL)
Laboratory Sample Tracking System

M

MA
(AMM)
Marketing Authorization
MBMCP
(PCSBM)
Marine Biotoxin Monitoring Control Plan
MCAP
(PAM)
Multi Commodity Activity Program
MoP
(MdP)
Method of Production
MOU
(PE)
Memorandum of Understanding
MPI
(MIP)
Ministry for Primary Industries
MPIP
(PMIV)
Modernized Poultry Inspection Program
MRL
(LMR)
Maximum Residue Limit
MSB
(VSM)
Mechanically Separated Beef

N

NARSC
(CNSCD)
National Accounts Receivable Service Centre
NCC
(ARTN)
Nutrient Content Claims
NFCS
(SCNA)
Non Food Contract Surface
NIMO
(BGEN)
National Issues Management Office
NISC
(CSNI)
National Importer Service Centre
NIST
(INNT)
National Institute of Standard and Technology
NM
(NM)
Non-motile
NMMP
(PNSM)
National Microbiological Monitoring Program
NOV
(PV)
Notice of Violation
NQV
(VQN)
Net Quantity Verification
NSC
(CSN)
National Service Centres
NSRDR
(RSNAR)
Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices Regulations

O

OAP
(PAO)
Official Assurance Program
OED
(BDDRO)
Operations Enquiries Database
OEM
(EMO)
Original Equipment Manufacture
OFSR
(BSRA)
Office of Food Safety and Recall
OG
(OO)
Operational Guidance
OGE
(OOE)
Operational Guidance and Expertise
OIE
(OIE)
World Organisation for Animal Health
OMIC
(COIV)
Official Meat Inspection Certificate
OSH
(SST)
Occupational Safety and Health
OV
(VO)
Official Veterinarian

P

P&ID
(STI)
Piping and Instrumentation Diagram
PCP
(PCP)
Preventive Control Plan
PHO
(HPH)
Partially Hydrogenated Oil
PLI
(IPL)
Positive Lot Identification
PM
(MP)
Precursor material
PoC
(PdC)
Product of Canada
POE
(VPE)
Port of Entry (Violation)
PPA
(LPV)
Plant Protection Act
PPB
(DGPP)
Policy and Programs Branch
PPE
(EPI)
Personnal Protective Equipment
PPR
(RPV)
Plant Protection Regulations
PPSC
(SPPC)
Public Prosecution Service of Canada
PSP
(IPP)
Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning

Q

QMP
(PGQ)
Quality Management Program

R

RAD
(RAD)
Food and Drug Regulations
RADNET
(RDR)
Radiation Detection Network
RCI
(ICR)
Regional Chief Inspector
Re
(Re)
Rejection Number
RISC
(CIRM)
Regional Interdepartmental Shellfish Committee
ROA
(RA)
Results of Analysis /Record of Analysis
RP
(PR)
Regulated party
RPB
(BRP)
Radiation Protection Bureau
RPO
(ARP)
Regional Program Officer
RRC
(CRR)
Regional Recall Coordinator
RRL
(NRR)
Relative Risk Level
RT
(TE)
Recording Thermometer
RTE
(PAM)
Ready-to-Eat

S

SA
(EF)
Supplier Agreement
SCC
(CCN)
Standards Council of Canada
SFCA
(LSAC)
Safe Food for Canadians Act
SFCR
(RSAC)
Safe Food for Canadians Regulations
SFSAP
(PASAF)
Supplier Food Safety Assurance Program
SIP
(PIS)
Standard Inspection Procedures
SME
(EM)
Subject Matter Expert
SOP
(PON)
Standard Operating Procedure
SPP
(PNA)
Standard Permissions Procedures
SQA
(AQF)
Supplier Quality Assurance
SRF (Investigation)
(SFR)
Source and Risk Factor
SRRP
(PIRN)
Standard Regulatory Response Procedures
STEC
(EPTS)
Shiga toxins producing Eschericia coli

T

TMA
(AEMM)
Test Market Authorization
TMAL
(LAMMT)
Temporary Marketing Authorization Letter

U

UF
(UF)
Ultra-Filtered
US CBP
(CBP)
US Customs and Border Protection
USDA
(USDA)
U.S. Department of Agriculture
USDA/FSIS
(USDA/FSIS)
United States Department of Agriculture / Food Safety and Inspection Services

V

VBS
(CCPBV)
Veterinary Biologics Section
VDD
(DMV)
Veterinary Drugs Directorate
VIC
(VEC)
Veterinarian in charge
VM
(MV)
Veterinarian

W

WSD
(DPT)
Work shift document
WTO
(OMC)
World Trade Organization
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